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Do you ever have difficulty Sleeping?  In the current situation with concerns about COVID-19 and lockdown and social isolation, many people are experiencing difficulties sleeping.
Sleep Disorders are more common than most people realize. Sleep disorders may involve problems sleeping or, less frequently, excessive sleep.  Such problems may represent:  a primary sleep disorder, the cause of psychological problems, a feature of a mental illness, or could be confused for a psychological disorder.
 

The UK Government recently announced that they are cutting funding for over 5000 further education courses due to poor attendance numbers. You could think that these courses are being cut because they are niche courses, but they include courses such as hair dressing, agriculture, horticulture, performing arts, cooking and horse care. In the modern world, we still need the people who are able to grow our crops and tend to our plants. We still need people who are knowledgeable about animals and their care.

 
As another private college goes bust in the UK, the lecturers union blame the “marketisation of education” and warned that funding is a free for all amongst private providers. However, ACS Distance Education Principal, John Mason, warns that the problems in education are far more complex than that.
 
Fridges are considered an essential item in homes today, and we take them for granted. They perform an important role in keeping food chilled and fresh. 15 November is designated as the World Clean Out Your Refrigerator day and serves as a good reminder that fridges should be kept in a clean and sanitary state. In the days before fridges, food might be kept in a pantry, on a cold block, or in an ice-house. There were, however, many other methods used to preserve food.
 

Growing Nuts?

By ACS Bookshop UK on September 28, 2018 in Food and Nutrition & Horticulture / Gardening | comments
Do you want to know more about nuts? Our eBook Growing and Knowing Nuts is a great source of information for gardeners, commercial growers, or food enthusiasts.